A Touch of Darkness is the first book in the Hades & Persephone series by Scarlett St. Clair. This dark and thrilling romance tells the story of Hades, ruler of the Underworld, and Persephone, a mortal woman he kidnaps to be his queen. Though they are betrothed against her will, Persephone cannot help but fall in love with her rugged captor, even as she fears his world of darkness. With war brewing among the dead gods, can their love survive?
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves a good dark and thrilling romance.
- An intense, dark, and thrilling romance
- The story of Hades and Persephone is a classic one that is retold well here
- Well written with likable characters
- The plot is slow in the beginning
- The ending feels rushed
- Some parts of the story are predictable
Learn more about the author
Scarlett St. Clair is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of paranormal romance and dark erotic fiction. A Touch of Darkness is her first book in the Hades & Persephone series. When she’s not writing, Scarlett enjoys travel, theatre, and spending time with her family and four rescue dogs.
“I loved this book! It’s such a page-turner, I couldn’t put it down. The characters are well developed and the plot is compelling.”
“This book is fantastic! It has all the elements that I love in a good story: romance, adventure, and a touch of mystery. The characters are well-developed and engaging, and the plot is fast-paced and exciting.I definitely recommend it to anyone who loves mythology or paranormal romance.”
“A Touch of Darkness is a dark and gritty exploration of the mythology of Hades and Persephone. Scarlett St. Clair brings these characters to life in a story that is fraught with danger, passion, and betrayal. I couldn’t put it down!”
“A Touch of Darkness is a dark and romantic tale that had me captivated from beginning to end. The characters are layered and well-developed, the plot is fast-paced and thrilling, and the writing is superb. I absolutely loved this book!”